Out filmmaker and Temple University film professor Lauren Wolkstein co-directed the fantastic and hypnotic drama “The Strange Ones” with Christopher Radcliff. The film, based on the co-directors’ 2011 short of the same name, is currently on DIRECTV and will be available on iTunes Jan 5.

This year featured no shortage of fine LGBT films, documentaries and shorts that spoke to queer life in the age of Trump. Here is a roundup of LGBT films that played in (or passed through) Philadelphia in 2017.

We don’t know about you, but we are more than ready for this year to be over. Well, there’s no guarantee that 2018 is going to be any better, but … yeah, adios, good grief and good riddance to 2017. Still, there are a few moments left to wring out the last drops of fun, and Greater Philadelphia is a great place to get it in before we close it out.

“Rebels on Pointe,” screening 7 p.m. Dec. 29 at the International House of Philadelphia’s Lightbox Film Center, is director Bobbi Jo Hart’s crowd-pleasing documentary on Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, the all-male drag-comedy ballet company. Hart takes viewers on stage, behind the scenes and around the world with the gay men in the Trocks (as the dancers are called). She focuses on a handful of company members with inspiring stories, such as Robert Carter, who was particularly proud (and teary-eyed) that he could earn enough money dancing to bring his parents to see him perform in New York.

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